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Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service encourages visitors and Tasmanians alike to get outdoors and get active - especially in our parks and reserves.More

Good news, Hartz Mountain National Park and other tracks are open!

17/04/2019

In time for Easter walking, PWS have been able to re-open a number of tracks.More

New Mt Mawson Shelter officially opened ahead of ski season

29/03/2019

The new Mt Mawson Public Shelter was today officially opened and will provide a new level of amenity for southern Tasmania's only ski field, as well as upgraded facilities for bushwalkers heading to the iconic Tarn Shelf walk in Mt Field National Park.More

Reserve Listing

Full Listing

Details of each reserve classification, including their size, are available as a PDF. [183 Kb]

The following table is a summary of the number of reserves under each classification and the total area in hectares of each classification.

Tenure Number of reserves Total Area (ha)
National Parks 19 1 515 793
State Reserve 65 47 116
Nature Reserve 86 118 977
Game Reserve 12 20 389
Conservation Area 438 616 640
Nature Recreation Area 25 67 340
Regional Reserve 148 454 286
Historic Site 30 16 051